Wikipedia use: Risk for developing technology addiction

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Sharma, Manoj Kumar;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Industrial Psychiatry Journal,volume 25,issue 1,pages107-109 (issn: 0972-6748, eissn: 0976-2795)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4103/0972-6748.196054, pmc: PMC5248408
  • Subject: Industrial psychology | lifestyle dysfunctions | HF5548.7-5548.85 | Addiction | Case Report | Wikipedia | Psychiatry | RC435-571
    acm: InformationSystems_MISCELLANEOUS | ComputingMilieux_PERSONALCOMPUTING
    mesheuropmc: mental disorders

The present case highlights the addictive potential of Wikipedia usage. The users approached a technology addiction clinic for the management of excessive use of technology. A clinical interview was used to elicit information about usages. It indicates the addictive use... View more
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